search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Haruo SHIRANE

DF (1979), PF (1986), RF (2002)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Haruo
Middle Name
 
Last Name
SHIRANE
Sex
Male
Organization
Columbia University
Title
Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
407 Kent Hall, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Columbia University
State
NY
Zip Code
10027
Country
United States
Telephone
1-2128545027
Email
hs14@columbia.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3494&sid=90ce6a7d8bb13b7c0f1c99feb1f21f46
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: A. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies at a university or research institution.

Field of Study:  

2. Please describe what you are currently doing. (If you have your own website or any relevant site, provide its URL.)

Answer: http://www.columbia.edu/~hs14/

3. Where did you acquire your most advanced Japanese language training for your research?

Answer: B. I learned it at a special language training school. (The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies)

4. Have you ever participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme?

Answer: NO

5. Have you earned a doctoral degree?

Answer: YES
Year: 1983
Field: Literature
University: Columbia University

Optional Inquiry:
1. Please describe briefly how the Japan Foundation Fellowship experience influenced your career.

Answer: It made it possible for me to finish my PhD dissertation. Also, I was able to write my first book and do the research for my second book on the professional fellowship. Both were critical to the development of my career.

2. The Japan Foundation is planning to create a network or forum among past Japan Foundation fellows. Please let us know if you have any suggestions in terms of themes, format, etc.

Answer: Japan and Globalization